Central bank: Hungary competitiveness improves

Hungary's competitiveness has risen to take place 17 among European Union countries, over the average of Visegrad Group members, Akos Szalai of the National Bank of Hungary (NBH) told a press conference on Tuesday, presenting the NBH's Competitiveness Report 2022.

Farm PPI up 61 percent in September

Hungarian agricultural producer prices in September grew by an annual 61 percent, up from 52.9 percent in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.

October inflation 21.1 percent

Hungary's consumer price index in October was up an annual 21.1 percent and 2 percent higher month on month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Wednesday.

Finance Minister: Government successful in taming budget

After a surplus in September, the budget posted a surplus of over 100 billion forints (EUR 248m) in October, the third largest October surplus in the past 20 years, Mihaly Varga, the finance minister, said on Wednesday.